Events Archive

Downtown Littleton Art DistrictJoin us at the ACC Art and Design Center on Friday, July 3, for the First Friday Art Walk from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The newly-formed Downtown Littleton Art District is a collaborative effort between the City of Littleton, the Arapahoe Community College Art and Design Center, and the numerous galleries in the downtown Littleton area.

Enjoy fine arts and crafts while you stroll and shop at participating galleries.

Student Affairs is facilitating a blood drive on Tuesday, June 30, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Parking Lot E.  Sign up in advance at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820).

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact Student Affairs at or 303.797.5668.

Undecided about your major or career path?  Join the Career and Transfer Center for the Career Explorer Workshop on Friday, June 26, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in Room M3720.

  • Explore career options
  • Research career information
  • Create an action plan
  • Career assessments include:
    • Strong Interest Inventory
    • Myers Briggs Type Indicator

Registration and pre-assessment is required.  Fee is $15 for students and $45 for ACC alumni.  Register through ACC Career Connect or the Career & Transfer Center.

For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Career and Transfer Center at or 303.797.5805.

UPDATE (June 15) - Tickets are currently sold out.  Please visit the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820) if you would like to be placed on a waiting list.

Student Affairs is selling discount tickets to students for the Colorado Rockies game on Friday, June 19 (first pitch is scheduled for 6:40 p.m.).

Tickets, which are $10 apiece, are limited.  Please purchase tickets in advance at Student Affairs (must have student ID when registering).  Transportation to Coors Field is not provided.

For more information, please contact Student Affairs at or 303.797.5668.

whitewater rafting at Browns CanyonStudent Affairs is sponsoring a whitewater rafting trip to Browns Canyon in Buena Vista on Saturday, June 13.  Please meet at the Student Affairs Office (Room M2820) at 6:30 a.m.  Transportation and lunch will be provided.  This cost to attend this event is $20 per person, and space is limited.  Sign up in advance at the Student Affairs Office (must have student ID when registering).

For more information or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the Student Affairs Office at or 303.797.5668.

Star PartyThe Arapahoe Community College Astronomy Program will host a "star party" on Friday, June 12, from 9:30 - 11:30 p.m. at the Littleton Campus (West Lawn; between the Main Building and Lot G).

Star parties are held in an open house format, and attendees are welcome to arrive at their convenience.  ACC will provide a telescope at the star parties, which are free and open to the public (no RSVP necessary; please dress appropriately for these outdoor events).  Complimentary cookies and fruit punch will be served.


Join ACC Astronomy Professor Jennifer Jones for your chance to observe the night sky and explore the vastness of the universe.  For more information, please contact or 303.797.5839.

Now in its 32nd year, the Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Car Show is a Colorado summer tradition that attracts several thousand people every year.  The Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Sports Car Show is large-scale, highly-visible and well attended.  Local and regional car clubs showcase nearly 500 rare sports and GT cars from early collectibles to the latest exotics.  Many venture out once a year, for this show only, to help kids. These prestigious beauties are treasures that few people ever get to experience.

All proceeds from the Colorado Concours d’Elegance & Exotic Car Show benefit Ability Connection Colorado’s Children’s Programs.  MORE INFORMATION

Arapahoe Community College will offer an opportunity for anyone to begin the process of enrolling in Fall 2015 classes with the Start Now! event on Saturday, June 6, from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Littleton and Parker Campuses.

Start Now! will provide all prospective and currently-applied, but not enrolled, students with the opportunity to complete student orientation and testing while receiving assistance with advising, financial aid and registration during this one-day session.

For more information, or to apply for admission, please contact the ACC Admissions and Records Office ( / 303.797.5621) or visit our Start Now! page.

Arapahoe Community College’s Workforce Training Program will hold its annual open house for the Colorado First and Existing Industry Training Grant Program on Thursday, June 4, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. in the Colorado Gallery of the Arts at ACC.

The Colorado First and Existing Industry Training Grant Program provides grant monies to local businesses.  Colorado companies that meet certain baselineWorkforce Training Open House criteria are eligible to apply for two types of grants, "Colorado First" and "Existing Industry".

The Colorado First Grant is intended to benefit companies that are relocating to, or expanding in, the state of Colorado.  The Existing Industry Grant applies to companies who are adding technology or changing their business strategies in an effort to stay competitive in the market.

This event will help companies familiarize themselves with the rules and regulations of these grant programs.  Attendees will receive copies of the application forms and have an opportunity to participate in a question-and-answer session.  Representatives from Arapahoe Community College, the Colorado Community College System and the Colorado Office of Economic Development are all scheduled to be in attendance.

This event is free and open to public, and light refreshments will be provided.  Please RSVP no later than Thursday, May 28.

For more information, or to inquire about accommodations, please contact the ACC Workforce Training Program at or 303.734.3701.

50th Anniversary GalaThe Arapahoe Community College Foundation will host a 50th Anniversary Gala on Thursday, May 21, from 7:00 - 11:00 p.m. at Cielo at Castle Pines.

Join us for casino games, a hosted bar, signature cocktails, a hand-crafted menu, dancing and the "Fashion Show of the Decades" as we conclude the year-long celebration of ACC's 50th anniversary in style.  Tickets are $75 apiece for faculty and staff, and $100 apiece for the general public.  Please purchase tickets by May 12 (tickets will not be sold at the event).



Founded in 1965 through a grassroots movement by members of the Littleton community, Arapahoe Community College was the first community college to open in the Denver area.  ACC will celebrate its official 50th anniversary on Monday, May 4, 2015.

The ACC Foundation is a charitable, non-profit corporation dedicated to developing friends, raising funds and providing broad-based community support for ACC's students and programs.  For more information, please contact the ACC Foundation at or 303.797.5881.